A New Edge to New Zealand – Science Express
Where does New Zealand’s official boundary end?
Two years ago New Zealand took the results of a 10-year research study to the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, in a bid to determine our extended continental shelf (ECS). Gerard van Bohemen and Dr Bryan Davy discuss the study.
Recorded in October 2008 as part of Te Papa’s Science Express programme.
Proudly supported by GNS Science and the Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington Branch.
Image: Map showing routes of entry and some recorded voyages of the Polynesians in the Pacific Ocean, 1918, by Elsdon Best. Te Papa (MU000049/006/0006)
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